How to do a Binge Postponement Trial

How to do a Binge Postponement Trial

  [Read the transcript below]   Hi there, it's Dr. Courtney Raspin here and today I wanted to talk to you a little bit about binge postponement and how you can do a binge postponement trial. In my last blog, I talked to you about what a binge is, how you can...

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3 Critical Steps to Control the Urge to Binge Eat

3 Critical Steps to Control the Urge to Binge Eat

When someone has an unhealthy relationship with food, taking steps to control the urge to binge eat is often overwhelming and can be one of the biggest challenges when overcoming an eating disorder. Binge eating can occur for several reasons: as a result of a...

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How Therapy Can Help You With Change

How Therapy Can Help You With Change

  [Read the transcript below]   In my last vlog I talked to you about some of the major obstacles to change. Today I'd like to follow that up and talk to you about how therapy, and your therapist, can actually help you navigate those tricky obstacles. Because,...

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Change is Hard

Change is Hard

  [Read the transcript below]   Now, most people come to therapy because they either want to start doing something, or they want to stop doing something. And, intellectually, you know what practically needs to happen in order to change. The solutions are...

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A Survival Guide to Christmas with an Eating Disorder

A Survival Guide to Christmas with an Eating Disorder

Christmas is often a source of anxiety and can be overwhelming to those struggling with mental health issues.  Couple Christmas with an eating disorder and fear about all the food and drink that surrounds the holiday season, and...

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Should You Reward Your Kids with Food?

Should You Reward Your Kids with Food?

 [Read the transcript below] Now this one goes out to all the parents out there.I have been reading a lot of advice telling us that we should never use food as a reward for kids, or to distract them from difficult feelings.Now, I'm going to go out on a limb here and...

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Are You in Control of Your Eating? Or Is It in Control of You?

Are You in Control of Your Eating? Or Is It in Control of You?

Are you in control of your eating? Or do you think you would feel better or be happier if you were even MORE disciplined? 'I have no control! I’m weak, such a failure, cow! I have no willpower!' 'I manage to make it through the morning sticking to my plan, but I just...

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Unhappy with Your Body? Don’t Buck Your Biology!

Unhappy with Your Body? Don’t Buck Your Biology!

[Read the transcript below] Are you unhappy with your body?So many of my clients are. They're convinced that they don't have the right body shape or the right look.At the extreme end, some of my anorexic clients are terrified that any weight gain will go to the wrong...

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